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As the world combat the impact of climate change, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) with the support of some local and international NGOs, Total E&P Nig Ltd and others is set to host the 2019 Global Climate Strike March across Nigeria. The atmospheric changing event with the theme “Promoting nature-based investment for climate resilience in […]

The main entrance into the National Assembly was, this morning overtaken by some Nigerians who were protesting the anti-social media and anti-hate speech bills. Despite explanations by lawmakers who sponsor the bills, Nigerians have continued to express concerns that both legislations, if passed into law, may stifle the media and also become a tool to […]

Singer/songwriter Simi Ogunleye says the Nigerian audience’s ‘unrealistic’ expectations from artists is one of the issues plaguing the music industry. In a series of Twitter posts, Simi noted that Nigerian musicians are forced to cater to the same audience and switch their sounds to feed them. According to the singer, artists are forced to be […]

Afropop superstar, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he won the award at the 2019 ceremony held on Sunday in Las Vegas. The ‘Ojuelegba’ singer earned the award for his collaboration with Beyonce, Blue Ivy Carter and SaiNt Jhn on the sensational […]

After waiting for over 20 years, Nigerian moviegoers got to see the sequel to Nollywood classic — “Living in Bondage.” Directed by Ramsey Nouah, the 2019 film tells the story of Nnamdi, Andy Okeke’s son whose quest for the lavish life takes him down the same questionable path his father took. Our resident movie buff; Shola Thompson, […]

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he no longer wants to be addressed as ‘Your Excellency’ in his engagements with citizens and other official duties. Sanwo-Olu, who revealed this in a statement on his Twitter, said the decision came following a review of certain features of citizen-government relations which impede the genuine expression […]

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 11th November, as public holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud, which is in celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. The announcement was made via the official Twitter page of the Federal Ministry of Interior, headed by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. The statement reads: “The Federal Government has declared Monday […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, discharged and acquitted President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, of charges bordering on fraud to the tune of 8.4 million dollars. Other members of the board of the NFF who were also discharged of similar offences by the court include: Seyi Akinwunmi (1st Vice President), […]

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday said it had employed both manual labour and machines to combat water hyacinth on waterways as part of efforts to enhance safety. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Damilola Emmanuel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the step was part of an aggressive […]

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